Attila


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At·ti·la

 (ăt′l-ə, ə-tĭl′ə) Known as "the Scourge of the Gods." ad 406?-453.
King of the Huns (433?-453) who reigned over a large empire. He led a successful invasion of the Roman Empire but stopped short of sacking Rome.

Attila

(əˈtɪlə)
n
(Biography) ?406–453 ad, king of the Huns, who devastated much of the Roman Empire, invaded Gaul in 451 ad, but was defeated by the Romans and Visigoths at Châlons-sur-Marne

At•ti•la

(ˈæt l ə, əˈtɪl ə)

n.
( “Scourge of God” ) A.D. 406?–453, king of the Huns who invaded Europe: defeated by the Romans and Visigoths in 451.
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Noun1.Attila - king of the HunsAttila - king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)
Translations

Attila

[ˈætɪlə] NAtila

Attila

nAttila m; Attila the HunAttila, der Hunnenkönig

Attila

[əˈtɪlə] nAttila m
References in classic literature ?
That sea monster was no other than the enormous Shark, which has often been mentioned in this story and which, on account of its cruelty, had been nicknamed "The Attila of the Sea" by both fish and fishermen.
I am going among the latter, who claim to be descended from Attila and the Huns.
The nations took Attila, who was doomed to destroy them, for a conqueror similar to other conquerors, and it was necessary for both to reveal their missions, that they might be known and acknowledged; one was compelled to say, `I am the angel of the Lord'; and the other, `I am the hammer of God,' in order that the divine essence in both might be revealed.
When Attila is asked to be an expert witness in a court case involving a woman from Sierra Leone accused of arson, he begins to re-evaluate the causal links between suffering and trauma, and starts to question the nature of happiness itself.
Attila Euzdemiroy-lu (born January 5, 1943 in Ankara, Turkey) is a Turkish composer and arranger.
COLD CALL: At the launch were: Albert de Beer (Director of Facilities, EMEA Blackberry), Colin Jones (MD Inteb), Sharon Stanton (Membership Manager Wirral Business Partnership), Tom Kelly (Inteb Consultanting Services Manager) and Paula Basnett (Chief Exec Wirral Business Partnership) Inset, sculptor Attila Olah
He has now joined forces again for the first time in 30 years with fellow punk performer and friend PATRIK FITZGERALD, who was the first to enter the tumultuous punk scene of the late 1970s armed with nothing more than an acoustic guitar and sharp and witty songs like Safety Pin Stuck In My Heart, paving the way for many solo artists, including Attila the Stockbroker.
The 91-year-old was seen clutching Christopher Kelly's 2009 book The End of Empire: Attila the Hun and the Fall of Rome.
The opera itself attempts to make Attila s character more than one-dimensional.
Significant gold values intercepted at Central Bore, Central Bore South, Justinian, Hann and Attila
Boys' U-14: Puneet Varier bt Marius Pakstys 6-2, 6-0; Karim Sobh bt Karim Najia 7-5, 4-6, 10-6; Faris Al Janahi bt Adham Gabr 6-1, 6-0; Brent Dixon bt Attila McFerren 6-2, 6-0.
If you have a favourite Attila poem or song, he's taking requests too - he's earned a living as a poet for 30 years and says he wants his audience to join in the celebration.